In a push that is alarming parents, the Bloomberg administration plans to stop guaranteeing eighth-graders a spot in the city’s remaining neighborhood high schools, the New York Daily News reports. “It’s ridiculous to think that children are not able to go to their zoned school automatically,” said Kim Alvarez, who wants the option of sending her daughter Amber, 11, to the local school, Long Island City High School. "The thought that she could end up in Brooklyn or Staten Island or wherever they put her is a little alarming." The city still guarantees students a spot in high school —...
Subscribe to Read More
Are You an Educator?
Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eSchool News Today email newsletter